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Monthly Archives: August 2016

Anticipating the Autumn Season

And all at once, Summer collapsed into Fall. -Oscar Wilde Ya’ll. I can’t be the only one who’s totally stoked that Autumn is just around the corner. I have to say, as much as I love Summer and all the goodness it brings–this August has been brutally hot and humid, and I am ready to welcome in cooler, more comfortable Fall days. I just love the colors…

Celebrating the Sturgeon Moon

While August sweeps in under a haze of oppressive heat, it also brings the ripening of crops. It is a time when we begin to see the fruits of our labor, quite literally! Anyone who grows their own food knows that feeling of picking the first tomatoes, peppers, corn, etc. and sitting down to eat it. We invest so much time, energy, and hope into that first harvest, and the victorious feeling of success is…

Transitions

Hey ya’ll! Didn’t I say big changes were coming? Over at my first site, The Heneghan Homestead, my last post gave you the heads up that things were changing. After some long, hard thought, I realized that I did want to change the name of the ol’ blog. And that was how Growing Simplicity was born. I knew I wanted something that would encompass all the things I am passionate…